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August 23, 2016


The Daily Brief

Maddi Dworak KU alumna The Times Tribune

Read how KU alumna and former field hockey player Maddi Dworak recently saved the life of a man who suffered a heart attack at the YMCA in Pittston, Pa.  



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All Day                  New Faculty Orientation

8 - 9:30 a.m.         Faculty & Staff Headshot Photos, MSU 218




(Weather forecasts are provided by KU's Dr. Michael Davis and "Monsoon Mike" Regensburger)

High pressure remains in control and the beauty continues. Highs in the low 80s. Soft west breezes.





(Historical facts have been compiled from the KU Archives and Special Collections of the Rohrbach Library; the archives of the Keystone; Kutztown Patriot, Allentown Leader and Reading Eagle; and Beacon on the Hill by Dr. Lee Graver.)

August 23, 1923:  An electric clock is installed in the principal's office of Keystone State Normal School.  The clock is the first of its kind at K.S.N.S. and sounds an alarm throughout the building announcing the change of class periods for students.  




The university photographer will be taking headshots today, Aug. 23, from 8 - 9:30 a.m. in MSU 218.  Any faculty or staff member in need of a photo is welcome to attend.  Photos are taken on a first-come first-served basis and there is no charge for the service.    


These are the non-instructional positions are open on campus on our job board at

2016-0132 NEW - Information Technology Technician Full Time 9/9/16
2016-0069 MR2 - HVAC / Electrical (Tu-Sat 0700-1500) - Reposted Full Time 9/19/16
2016-0094 Associate Dean of College of Business Full Time Continuous
2016-0107 Athletic Training Intern 2016-17 - Reposted Temporary PT Continuous
2016-0133 internal Facilities Front Office Clerk Full Time 8/25/16
2016-0135 Dean, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Full Time 9/23/16
2016-0143 internal College of Liberal Arts and Science Clerk Typist 2 Full Time 8/25/16
2016-0151 internal Athletic Department Secretary Full Time 8/29/16
2016-0157 Custodial Worker 1 - Pool Full Time 10/1/16
Asst. Athletic Coach 2016-17 Assistant Athletic Coaches Temporary PT Continuous
Clerical Pool 2016 Fall Clerical Pool Full Time 12/1/16


The final fall 2016 orientation events for freshmen and transfer students are rapidly approaching. Please mark your calendars as we prepare to welcome new students and families to campus to participate in these events!

Wednesday, August 24 - Freshmen/Parent Orientation
Thursday, August 25 - Transfer Orientation

In addition, one of the culminating events each year for new freshmen is fall CONNECTIONS and Convocation which occurs on Sunday, August 28. This event involves meetings with deans and faculty and the convocation ceremony with Dr. Hawkinson and members of the administration.  For more information please contact the CONNECTIONS Orientation Office at 3-4088.  



Registration is now open for the Kutztown University men's basketball team's seventh annual scholarship golf tournament on Friday, Sept. 9 at the Rich Maiden Golf Course in Fleetwood, Pa. Shotgun start is set for 1 p.m.  Click here for complete information.


The Kutztown University women's basketball team is selling discount cards for $10 that will enable you to save money each time you support a business in Kutztown.  For more information and to order, contact head coach Janet Malouf at or 610-683-4337. Cards will also be sold in the athletics office in Keystone Hall.  Discount cards are valid from August 2016 through June 2017.  See details here.



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